Last updated: 25 May 2018
I value your privacy and am committed to protecting your personal data. On this page I set out in simple, easy to read terms, how I collect, use and securely store your personal information when you are browsing this website and blog.
Types of data I collect and why
Personal information may be provided voluntarily by the user or collected automatically when using this website.
Personal information such as your name and email address is collected when you leave a comment on a blog post or page, email me directly and when you subscribe to my newsletter.
Additionally, the website may use third-party service providers to service various aspects of the website. Each third-party service provider’s use of your personal information is dictated by their respective privacy policies.
Comments – Once you have commented on a blog post and the comment has been approved, your name and website (if provided) are visible to the public.
MailChimp – The data from my newsletter subscribers is held by a third-party provider, MailChimp, and is password protected.
I use that information to inform you, every two weeks (or sometimes a bit less if I’m not very organised!), about new blog posts on the website and any news related to the blog; to contact you if I need to obtain or provide additional information; to occasionally check my records are correct and make sure you’re happy with the content I’m providing. Within these newsletters I may periodically promote my interior design services or share special offers as part of brand partnerships.
I don’t sell or trade email addresses with other organisations or businesses.
You can unsubscribe to my newsletter at any time by clicking the unsubscribe link at the bottom of any emails you receive from me.
Cookies – I may log information using cookies, which are small data files stored on your browser by the website (I may also be found eating cookies while blogging and those definitely won’t be shared…). The website may use both session cookies, which expire when you close your browser, and persistent cookies, which stay on your browser until deleted, to provide you with a more personalised experience on the website.
Except when required by law, I will not sell, distribute, or reveal your email addresses or other personal information without your consent.
How your information may be used
To better understand my readers, and maintain and improve the website and its services.
To respond to your comments and answer queries.
To occasionally send you promotional emails about new blog posts and my interior design services.
To send administrative communications, such as updates to policies.
To provide you with user support when using this website.
To protect, investigate and deter against unauthorised or illegal activity.
Your acceptance of these terms
Access to your personal information and queries
Thank you for your time and continuing to support catesthill.com!